Gr8 Support Movement

Video

Keep and eye on the Ordinary Lives for All video section of our new website. We’ll keep making our own short films AND share great films from people around the country! Films will be loaded on a weekly basis. PLEASE use to encourage thinking, discussion and action!

Playing OUR Part in Creating Positive Cultures (Paradigm)

This film shares some of the thoughts, learning and action of the Paradigm Creating Positive Cultures Project participants. Teams from across the country joined us for an 18 mth project focusing on working to close the integrity gaps that are at risk of growing. The gap between stated intention and practice.

This film shares some of the thoughts, learning and action of the Paradigm Creating Positive Cultures Project participants. Teams from across the country joined us for an 18 mth project focusing on working to close the integrity gaps that are at risk of growing. The gap between stated intention and practice.

Phoebe Caldwell Intensive Interaction Training Video

A training video from Phoebe Caldwell. This was first shared in 2010 but is one of the videos often used in Intensive Interaction training. Just watch this amazing interaction.

It’s a Cogworld!

In John O’Brien’s paper ‘Suriviving Cogworld’ he highlights interlocking trends in managing our system of assistance for people with developmental disabilities that worry him deeply. Here is a song written by Peter Leidy following a conversation with John.

Healing Integrity Gaps (John O’Brien and Sally Warren)

See John O’Brien at our workshop in 2014 reflecting on the reality that many disabled people live lives in view of many eyes and under the influence of many voices that claim the right to determine what is legal or appropriate for them.

We are hardwired for belonging (David Pitonyak)

Published on Mar 5, 2012
David Pitonyak reflects on the “social brain”, being “hardwired for belonging” and the implications of loneliness and disconnection for people with disabilities.

John O’Brien and Nan Carle in discussion (Dec 2014)

In this conversation between Nan Carle and John O’Brien John talks about what is meaningful to him. John explains that the meaning of our work deepens when we create the conditions for people with learning disabilities to shape their lives. Some of these include creating space for deep listening, the engagement of hearts and minds.

It’s easier to listen to than watch as the film quality is limited by the fact it is a recording of a webinar!

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Jackie Downer, a Paradigm Associate and powerful speaker presents at the launch of the IK Disability History month in 2013.

 

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